French translation of 'offset'
Word forms: past tense, past participle offset
(= counteract) compenser
to be offset by sth être compensé par qch
(also: offset printing) offset m
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Example Sentences Including 'offset'
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An increase in premium traffic in the third quarter has helped offset rising costs.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Improved passenger traffic helped to offset higher jet fuel prices.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The couple should also consider a flexible offset deal that allows them to make overpayments as well as offsetting their savings.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The group said pricing and productivity gains had offset overall cost increases.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The semiconductor sector will be slow to recover, with any pick-up in volumes likely to be partially offset by pressure on price.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This helped partly to offset the 19 million decline in print advertising during the same period.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Those on lower incomes may have some of their losses offset by increased tax credit payments.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If you are tiling a wall with an offset window, use the middle of the window as your central point.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Most offset deals allow you to deposit or withdraw as much money as you like in the linked account.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The couple are instead invested in equity income funds to offset the effect of inflation on their savings.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Its crisp white walls are offset with geometric textiles and floral floor tiles, and the pool has sea views.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Maybe an industry giant will want to fund it for carbon offset.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You offset the carbon on your flights?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Prices should include a carbon offsetting charge, with people unwilling to pay made to do without.The Sun (2007)
The investments in effect offset the trade imbalance caused by the funding of the arms deals.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There are some important offsetting effects.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Who has had to borrow more to offset the increase in eurozone savings?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Allowing them to deduct sales taxes will help offset this disadvantage.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: offset VERB
If one thing is offset by another, the effect of the first thing is reduced by the second, so that any advantage or disadvantage is cancelled out.
The increase in pay costs was more than offset by higher productivity.
Translation of offset from the Collins English to French Dictionary